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The BranchED portal is designed to support both teacher educators and PK-12 partners in their professional development. Whether you’re seeking information on a particular topic, looking to take an online course, or to stay current with our evolving library of resources, we’ve got something for you.
Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Family Engagement: Enhance, Unify, and Amplify
The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement shared their highly anticipated Family Engagement Core Competencies. Based on over 3 years of research, these competencies bring together the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that family facing professionals can utilize.
Nuts & Bolts Webinar: Cultural Reciprocity: Leaning Forward, Not Bending Over Backwards
Cultural reciprocity is an approach that goes beyond the concept of cultural competence. By seeking to learn about the beliefs of family members and reciprocally explaining professional assumptions and beliefs, mutual respect can be established. This process results in genuine collaboration.
Teacher Residency Design and Implementation Playbook
This playbook outlines the journey of planning and executing effective and sustainable Teacher Residency Programs at scale in a strategic and comprehensive way.
Teaching Syllable Types For Decoding and Encoding: Practice Based Instruction and Assessment for Phonics
Explicit instruction of syllable types is a crucial component of phonics instruction. Syllable type instruction plays a critical role in teaching students to decode (read) and encode (spell) words. This toolkit provides strategies for instruction for decoding and encoding different syllable types.
Recruitment Timeline: Planning Recruitment for a Teacher Residency Program
This tool is intended for use within a teacher residency program to help plot a strategic and thoughtful recruitment timeline. Intentional and collaborative planning around recruitment is critical for the success of a teacher residency.
This tool is designed as a self-assessment for an existing partnership. It offers a set of characteristics and actions of a quality partnership. EPPs and school districts can utilize this tool to surface their current reality, determine next steps, and strengthen the work of their partnership.
BranchED seeks to support individual educator preparation programs (EPPs) and the field at large in reimagining and redefining “quality” preparation programs such that attention to issues of diversity and equity are explicit, embedded, and inextricably linked to high-quality performance.
The Resource Portal was created to support our community by providing resources such as instructional materials, online modules, podcasts, practice-based learning opportunities, research briefs, teaching video library, tool/toolkit, and webinars.